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sex when both partners infected
Dec 18, 2004

Does unprotected sex increase the risk of HIV viral load increase/CD4 decrease when both partners are already infected? That is one partner infected the other previously

Response from Dr. Lee

Yes, the receptive partner is at significant risk of increased viral loads with continued "innoculations" with additional viruses (especially if the other partner develops a resistant virus and passes that as well). Safer sex between infected partners is important.

Be well.


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